Halberstadt D.I Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Single-Seat Biplane Fighter Prototype
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Halberstadt - German Empire
Production Total: 2
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Weight (Empty): 1,213 lb (550 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 1,653 lb (750 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: Second Prototype: 1 x Mercedes D.I engine developing 100 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 93 mph (150 kph; 81 knots)
Service Ceiling: 13,123 feet (4,000 meters; 2.49 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 728 feet-per-minute (222 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm MG08 machine gun (starboard side fuselage mounting).
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
D.I - Series Designation; two prototypes completed.
D.I V1 - First prototype with Argus As II engine of 120 horsepower.
D.I V2 - Second prototype with Mercedes D.I engine of 100 horsepower.